|The New Cat MD5150C Track Drill|
Caterpillar introduced the new MD5150C, designed for drilling 4-6 inches (101.6 mm - 152 mm) holes. HPR5128 is the standard rock drill (51 mm drill steel) for the MD5150C, while the HPR6832 Rock Drill (68-mm speed rod) and the HPR6030 (60-mm drill steel) are also compatible.
|Atlas Copco's DM 30 II Rotary Blasthole Drill Rig|
Atlas Copco launched the new DM 30 II blasthole drill rig , designed for both rotary and DTH applications. DM 30 II features a robust I beam frame, improved rod handling and breakout, increased decking and component access.
|Pantera DI6400 and DP2000 Drill Rigs from Sandvik|
Sandvik announced two new drill rigs designed for wall control, pit development and production drilling in open pit mines. Pantera DI6400 is a down-the-hole drill rig, designed for 115-203 mm diameter blastholes up to 45 meters in depth. The Pantera DP2000 is a top hammer drill rig which can drill 152-178 mm diameter holes 36 meters deep.
|The Sandvik 1175E Electric Rotary Blasthole Drill Rig|
Sandvik launched a new electric-powered rotary blasthole drill rig for the Asia-Pacific Region. The 1175E is an adaptation of the Sandvik's D75KS drill rig and delivers increased productivity, particularly while drilling overburden soft rock and hard rock found in coal mining and metals mining.
|Ditch Witch JT20 Horizontal Directional Drill|
Ditch Witch released the new JT20 horizontal directional drill, powered by a turbocharched 74.5 hp Deutz diesel engine, Tier-4 compliant. The JT20 replaces the best selling JT2020 and offers 17,000 lb of thrust (75.6 kN) and 20,000 lb (89 kN) of pullback force.